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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newham
Town
West Ham
County
Greater London
Country
England
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19-03-2013
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64167
Previous locations
  • Temporarily inside Fire Station just for unveiling ceremony
    Stratford Fire Station
    117 Romford Rd
    Stratford
    Newham
    Greater London
    E15 4LY
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oval white plaque with inscription in black lettering within a red oval and with logos (top and bottom) also in red.
Inscription
at top in logo: AFS/ BECKENHAM In Memory of five members/ of the Beckenham Auxiliary Fire Service/ and one West Ham Auxiliary Fireman/ killed by enemby action/ in World War II near this site/ on the night of 19th/20th March 1941/ (Names)/ In memoryalso of Chief Officer Cyril Demarne O.B.E./ West Ham Fire Brigade and National Fire Service1925-1955/ And with thanks to After the Battle Publications at bottom in logo: AFS/WEST HAM/FR 2013
Inscription legible?
yes
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
History
After unveiling ceremony in Fire Station was moved to permanent location.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Unveiling Programme/ Order of Service 19 March 2013

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